Senior JavaScript Engineer (App development)

Nijmegen, Netherlands
DESCRIPTION

Join us at albelli. We’re front runners in the photo product industry, blazing a trail across the globe with six different brands – albelli, monalbumphoto, bonusprint, fotoknudsen, onskefoto and resnap. We inspire people to relive and share life's moments by creating personalised photo products and believe in providing quality, affordability, and great customer service.

We’re proud of what we do and the way we do it, attracting talent from all over the world. At the last count our offices were home to 40 different nationalities. As one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the Netherlands, we’re constantly striving to push boundaries and drive our business further forward. Would you like to be part of this international, ambitious and fun team? Come join us and let’s create memorable moments together.
About the team

You will join albelli’s most ambitious team: the app team, developing apps for both iOS and Android. You will be creating apps that allow our customers to create their own, personalized designs for any of albelli's products, manage and buy their creations. In a world where mobile devices are more and more central to people’s lives, we in the app team have a bold vision: to create amazing quality software that will delight and empower all our customers to make beautiful products with their precious photos.

At albelli, we have a growth mindset. We work Agile and focus on supporting learning and development, both from a team and an individual perspective.

What you will be doing

As a senior JavaScript developer you will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining robust applications for customers who use Android and iOS devices. You will be working in a team of engineers who value teamwork, software quality and testability, learning and growing, being able to focus on what matters and delivering results. You will bring your expertise to make our software and processes better and you will take advantage of ours to work on your own growth.
Our iOS and Android apps are hybrid: some of the UI is written in HTML and JS wrapped into a rich native shell, providing UX as close to native as possible. While you will be focusing on frontend development, you will be also expected to understand and work on the native part of the app when needed. The frontend part of the app is being actively rewritten in React and TypeScript to match best-in-class standards and support our company’s growth ambitions. You will be a part of a friendly and fun team, where everybody is eager to help each other and pair up on hard problems. Our core values are simplicity, correctness, and performance.

Requirements 

  • 7+ years of experience in software development 
  • 5+ years of experience in JavaScript application development
  • Proficient in React, Node.js, ES6 and beyond, TypeScript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Git & experience with gitflow
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices
  • Experience in working with the large codebases and legacy
  • Paladin of best practices, you defend adaptability and pragmatism as well
  • Quality-oriented, you invest in writing tests and documenting code
  • Eager to fight technical debt and strategize to prevent it in the future
  • You value the business point of view and care about customers
  • Proactive, you initiate the conversation with stakeholders and colleagues
  • You think and behave as the owner of the team’s software
  • You are great at communicating and love to work in a team
  • You care about results and finding the best answer, not about looking good
  • You value learning and are not afraid to fail
  • You invest in helping others, supporting their learning and growing together as a team
  • You are direct and candid in communication, like to be challenged by others and to challenge others
  • You are a friendly and respectful human being
  • You value humor, fun and connecting with your colleagues
  • Your English is excellent
  • You are curious, passionate about code and technology

Great if you have

  • Experience with LESS
  • Experience with iOS and Android development
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with CI/CD culture and tools
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
We offer 
  • A fast-growing e-commerce environment
  • An international company hosting over 40 nationalities
  • Competitive compensation and lots of benefits (such as a discounted gym membership)
  • Budget for personal growth and development, including external training, courses, and conferences
  • A healthy work-life balance and a hybrid work set up (both home and at the office)
  • Everything you need for a proper work from home setup
  • An informal, fun, proactive, and inclusive culture with a social atmosphere (Friday drinks, parties, sports, etc.) to be resumed properly post COVID-19!
  • We are working in a hybrid environment and this role is based in our Nijmegen office. 


COVID-19 update For the safety of our employees and following the measures implemented due to COVID-19, we currently work differently. Our offices are closed while our production facilities are operating with proper safety and health measures. Our Recruiting process is currently entirely remote via phone and video calls. Our new hires will have a remote onboarding since the well-being of our employees is our number one priority.

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